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Nov
12
Mon
Cookeville Intermediate Photography Class
Nov 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join us for Intermediate Photography class at Cane Creek Recreation Center October 19 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. All are welcome the only thing requires is a digital SLR camera. The class cost $65.

Nov
13
Tue
Putnam County Family Caregiver Support Program
Nov 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

If you are a family caregiver, then come join us at the Putnam County Family Caregiver Support Program February 13 from 10 – 11 am at the Upper Cumberland Development District. The National Family Caregiver Support Program is offering a monthly support group for family caregivers. The goal is to assist caregivers in making decisions and solving problems related to their caregiving role. Putnam County meetings will take place on the second Tuesday of each month. For more information, call 931-432-4111.

Putnam County Family Caregiver Support Program @ Millard Oakely Public Library
Nov 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

If you are a family caregiver, then come join us at the Overton and Pickett County Family Caregiver Support Program February 13 from 1 – 2 pm at the Millard Oakley Library. The National Family Caregiver Support Program is offering a monthly support group for family caregivers. The goal is to assist caregivers in making decisions and solving problems related to their caregiving role. Overton and Pickett County meetings will take place on the second Tuesday of each month. For more information, call 931-432-4111.

Cookeville Intermediate Photography Class
Nov 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join us for Intermediate Photography class at Cane Creek Recreation Center October 19 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. All are welcome the only thing requires is a digital SLR camera. The class cost $65.

Cookeville Meet & Greet – Ask a Foster Worker
Nov 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Come ask a foster care worker any questions you may have about Fostering November 13 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at West Town Center. Workers will be available to answer questions about becoming a foster parent, a respite parent or fostering to adopt. There will be refreshments provided.

Nov
14
Wed
Monterey Preschool Story Time @ Monterey Library
Nov 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bring your preschooler to Monterey Library Preschool story time every Wednesday at 11 am. This weekly event is open to preschool age and home-schooled students every Wednesday. For more information, call 931-839-2103.

Plateau Women’s Chorus
Nov 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join us for the delightful vocal music of the Plateau Women’s Chorus as they perform a free concert at the Art Circle Public Library November 14 starting at 12 p.m. .

Cookeville Intermediate Photography Class
Nov 14 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join us for Intermediate Photography class at Cane Creek Recreation Center October 19 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. All are welcome the only thing requires is a digital SLR camera. The class cost $65.

Cumberland Heights Church of Christ Thanksgiving Dinner
Nov 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Join us for a Thanksgiving Dinner November 14 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at Cumberland Heights Church of Christ.

Nov
15
Thu
Shop Fentress First Community Pep Rally
Nov 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us for Shop Fentress First community pep rally November 15 from 1 – 3 p.m. This rally will support Small Business Saturday. SWAG Bags can be picked up during the Pep Rally.

Nov
16
Fri
Cookeville Junior Woman’s Club 41st Annual Santa’s Workshop
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

Join us for a fun time of shopping at the 41st Annual Santa’s Workshop November 16 from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Admission is $3 and ages 12 and under are free. There will be more than 160 vendors selling gifts, crafts and decorations. Santa will be present and a silent auction will also be held at this event. All proceeds are returned to the local community.

Nov
17
Sat
Overton County Habitat for Humanity Rock the Block Volunteers
Nov 17 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Join us at the Overton County Habitat for Humanity Rock the Block November 17 from 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Cumberland Foam Products. We are partnering with Envision Livingston to help local residents rake leaves, remove trash, and other beautification projects. Once volunteers meet they will move to cover a 50 home neighborhood. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Volunteers must be 14 + years old.

Appalachian Center for Craft Annual Holiday Festival
Nov 17 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for the annual Holiday Festival November 18 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Appalachian Center for Craft. The event is free to enter. There will be discounts in the retail sales gallery, craft workshops, kids hands-on craft activities and holiday inspired food in the cafe.

Appalachian Center for Craft Annual Holiday Festival
Nov 17 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join us for the annual Holiday Festival November 17 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Appalachian Center for Craft. The event is free to enter. There will be discounts in the retail sales gallery, craft workshops, kids hands-on craft activities and holiday inspired food in the cafe.

Sparta Gobble Wobble (one mile fun run/walk)
Nov 17 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us for the Gobble Wobble November 17 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Fellowship Renewed Church. Come dressed as a turkey, decorate your wagon or stroller for the kids or just as you are on a one mile fun run/walk. There will be prizes for first place runner, best turkey costume, and best decorated wagon or stroller. Cost is $5 per person and 10 and under are free. Register at www.fellowshiprenewed.com .

Cookeville Junior Woman’s Club 41st Annual Santa’s Workshop
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

Join us for the Cookeville Junior Woman’s Club 41st Annual Santa’s Workshop November 17 at 10 a.m. There will be more than 150 Vendors, live music and a silent auction. Cost at the door is $2 which goes back to local non-profits in the surrounding community.

Cookeville Rising Above Ministries Thanksgiving Dinner
Nov 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for a Thanksgiving dinner with Rising Above Ministries November 17 from 6 – 8 p.m. at The River church. Dinner will be provided and participants are asked to bring a dessert to share. This event requires a preregistration at www.fjotform.com .

Nov
18
Sun
Cookeville Junior Woman’s Club 41st Annual Santa’s Workshop
Nov 18 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join us for a fun time of shopping at the 41st Annual Santa’s Workshop November 18 from 1 – 5 p.m. Admission is $3 and ages 12 and under are free. There will be more than 160 vendors selling gifts, crafts and decorations. Santa will be present and a silent auction will also be held at this event. All proceeds are returned to the local community.

Cumberland Mountain State Park “Wings to Soar”
Nov 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us for Wings to Soar November 18 from 2 – 3 p.m. at Cumberland Mountain State Park. Join John and Dale Stokes as they give the audience a unique opportunity to view Birds of Prey.

Nov
19
Mon
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Nov 19 @ 7:00 am – 7:30 am

Fresh produce and artisans’ wares are ready for purchase at the Monterey Farmer’s Market from 7 – 7:30 am daily. Bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year, up to 8-yard sellers can set-up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. The market features not only home grown produce but homemade, handmade crafts. Cash and EBT/SNAP accepted. The market is open every day except for Sunday. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Make A Better Future For Yourself With A High School Equivalency Diploma
Nov 19 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

It’s time for you to take control of your future by getting your High School Equivalency Diploma! The program is completely free, college scholarships are available for graduates! Morning classes are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 8:30-11;30am and evening class is Tuesday from 5-8pm. So what are you waiting for? Call 931-879-3802 for more information!

Nov
21
Wed
Monterey Preschool Story Time @ Monterey Library
Nov 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bring your preschooler to Monterey Library Preschool story time every Wednesday at 11 am. This weekly event is open to preschool age and home-schooled students every Wednesday. For more information, call 931-839-2103.

Nov
22
Thu
Putnam County Turkey Trot 5K
Nov 22 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am

Join us for the Putnam County Turkey Trot 5K November 22 beginning at 7:30 a.m. for the Kids Gobble Wobble followed by the 5K at 8 a.m. The race will start at the Putnam County Family YMCA.Cost through October 31 are $25 or $90 for the family. For more information call Mandy or Jenny at 931-528-1133 or info@pcfymca.org .

Healthier Crossville Fit 15 Community Race “Gobble Wobble Fun Run”
Nov 22 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for the Healthier Crossville Fit 15 Community Race “Gobble Wobble Fun Run” November 22 starting at 8 a.m. This 5k fun run/walk cost $25 for registration before November 1 and $30 after. Race shirts are only guaranteed for those who register on time. This race will still count for the Healthier Tennessee 15k race series. For more information, call Tammy Sells at 931-267-9832.

Nov
23
Fri
Fairfield Glade Christmas Craft Show
Nov 23 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us for the Fairfield Glade Christmas Craft Show November 23 at the Community and Conference Center. Admission is free, so stop by and find a great gift.

Pall Mall After Thanksgiving Day Hike
Nov 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come and join us for the After Thanksgiving Day Hike November 23 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. The short hike will go across fields and meandering river, to the Wolf River Cemetery. Take this opportunity to explore the rich history of the Native American tribes of the valley that came before and during that fateful first Thanksgiving. Hikers will meet at the visitior center at 10 a.m. Wear warm clothes and studry shoes.

Nov
24
Sat
Fairfield Glade Christmas Craft Show
Nov 24 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us for the Fairfield Glade Christmas Craft Show November 23 at the Community and Conference Center. Admission is free, so stop by and find a great gift.

Nov
25
Sun
Cookeville Community Band Holiday Concert
Nov 25 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join us for the Community Band Holiday Concert November 25 at the Cookeville Performing Art Center. Come and getting into the Christmas season at this free concert.

Nov
26
Mon
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Nov 26 @ 7:00 am – 7:30 am

Fresh produce and artisans’ wares are ready for purchase at the Monterey Farmer’s Market from 7 – 7:30 am daily. Bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year, up to 8-yard sellers can set-up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. The market features not only home grown produce but homemade, handmade crafts. Cash and EBT/SNAP accepted. The market is open every day except for Sunday. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Make A Better Future For Yourself With A High School Equivalency Diploma
Nov 26 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

It’s time for you to take control of your future by getting your High School Equivalency Diploma! The program is completely free, college scholarships are available for graduates! Morning classes are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 8:30-11;30am and evening class is Tuesday from 5-8pm. So what are you waiting for? Call 931-879-3802 for more information!

Nov
28
Wed
Monterey Preschool Story Time @ Monterey Library
Nov 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bring your preschooler to Monterey Library Preschool story time every Wednesday at 11 am. This weekly event is open to preschool age and home-schooled students every Wednesday. For more information, call 931-839-2103.

Nov
30
Fri
2nd Annual Stone Memorial High School Food Drive
Nov 30 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Help us feed our students during the 2nd Annual Stone Memorial High School Food Drive October 30 at SMHS from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.. All food donated will be used to send food home to a panther student who may be in need. For more information, call Andrea Simmons at 931-484-5767.

Dec
1
Sat
Cookeville Heavenly Host Lutheran School Christmas Bazaar 2018
Dec 1 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Looking for that unique gift then head to the Christmas Bazaar 2018 December 1 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Heavenly Host Lutheran School. There will be many vendors and crafts to chose from so come and support this event.

Livingston VFW “Coffee with a Veteran” @ Livingston VFW
Dec 1 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

Come enjoy a coffee with a veteran February 3 from 8 – 11 am hosted by the Livingston’s VFW Post 5026 and American Legion Post 4 at the VFW building. All are invited, especially those who have served or who are currently serving in our armed forces, to come and have coffee, conversation, and enjoy the comradeship of our veterans every first Saturday of the month. For more information, call 931-403-4003.

Smithville Christmas Market
Dec 1 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Join us for the Smithville Christmas Market December 1 from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.at Smithville Review. Bring your shopping list and find the perfect gift.

Cookeville Depot Christmas Open House
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Come out and enjoy the Depot Christmas Open House “Best Who-liday Ever” December 1 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. This free event will feature caroling, games and holiday treats along with the photo with Santa.

Jamestown Christmas Trees & Trails 2018
Dec 1 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

Come out and support Christmas Trees and Trails 2018 December 1 from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. at he Jamestown Municipal Government office. This event will begin after the Rotary Club Parade. There will be live music and entertainment, contest, kids crafts, inflatables, food and crafts vendors, a tree farm, a petting zoo and much more.

Dec
2
Sun
Cookeville Christmas in the Park
Dec 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Join us for the annual Christmas in the Park December 2 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at Dogwood Park. There will be a tree lighting ceremony followed by a Christmas Celebration.

Dec
3
Mon
Monterey Farmer’s Market @ Monterey Farmer's Market
Dec 3 @ 7:00 am – 7:30 am

Fresh produce and artisans’ wares are ready for purchase at the Monterey Farmer’s Market from 7 – 7:30 am daily. Bring any produce and set up for free beginning at 7 am daily. This year, up to 8-yard sellers can set-up at a cost of $5 per person on Saturday only. The market features not only home grown produce but homemade, handmade crafts. Cash and EBT/SNAP accepted. The market is open every day except for Sunday. For more information, please call Julie Bohannon at (931) 839-2111.

Make A Better Future For Yourself With A High School Equivalency Diploma
Dec 3 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

It’s time for you to take control of your future by getting your High School Equivalency Diploma! The program is completely free, college scholarships are available for graduates! Morning classes are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 8:30-11;30am and evening class is Tuesday from 5-8pm. So what are you waiting for? Call 931-879-3802 for more information!

Dec
5
Wed
Monterey Preschool Story Time @ Monterey Library
Dec 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bring your preschooler to Monterey Library Preschool story time every Wednesday at 11 am. This weekly event is open to preschool age and home-schooled students every Wednesday. For more information, call 931-839-2103.

Dec
7
Fri
Crossville Santa Arrives in the Homesteads
Dec 7 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join us for Santa’s arrival at the homesteads December 7 from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Homesteads Tower. This free event will feature cookies and hot chocolate, live entertainment and an outdoor tree display. You will also be able to take your children’s picture with Santa.

Dec
8
Sat
Have Breakfast With The North End Volunteer Fire Department
Dec 8 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am

Join the North End Volunteer Fire Department of White County for our monthly fundraiser. The second Saturday of each month from 6 to 9am, we have the biggest country breakfast you’ve every seen with ham, sausage, eggs, gravy & biscuits, grits and potatoes. We promise you won’t leave hungry. It’s all you can eat, $7 for adults and $3 for children. That’s the second Saturday of each month at the North End Volunteer Fire Department, 115 South Bunker Hill Road in Sparta.

Healthier Tennessee Crossville Fit 15 Community Race ” Reindeer Run 5K”
Dec 8 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Join us for the Healthier Tennesee Crossville Fit 15 Community Race “Reindeer Run 5 K” December 8th from 8 – 10 a.m. at the Teens Against Drugs Activity Center.

Dodson Branch Community Center Bazaar & Christmas Parade
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Join us at the Dodson Branch Community Center Bazaar and Christmas Parade December 8 beginning at 9 a.m. The Bazaar opens at 9 a.m. while the parade begins at 2 p.m. There will be chili and hot dogs served at 11 a.m. at the Community Center. For more information, call 931-260-9127.

54th Annual Overton County “Holly Jolly” Christmas Parade
Dec 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join us on the Courthouse Square for the 54th Annual Overton County “Holly Jolly” Christmas Parade December 8 beginning at 1 p.m. “Holly Jolly” Christmas theme will be featured by creative floats from our schools, industries and businesses, holiday music and, of course, Santa Claus.

Crossville’s Battle of the Bakers
Dec 8 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Calling all Baker’s! Join us for the Crossville Battle of the Bakers title December 8 from 1:30- 4 p.m All baked goods can be entered. There will be cash prizes and awards given. All attendees will get to vote for the best dessert for the People’s Choice Award. All proceeds will go to The Young Professional Alliance Christmas Gift and Food Drive.

Downtown Crossville Christmas Market
Dec 8 @ 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for the first annual Downtown Crossville Christmas Market December 8 from 2 – 8 p.m. at the courthouse lawn and Thurman Avenue. The market will open during the Christmas parade featuring shopping, food, activities along with Mr. and Mrs. Clause photo booth.

Rotary Club of Sparta’s 73rd Annual Christmas Parade
Dec 8 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for the Rotary Club of Sparta’s 73rd Annual Christmas Parade December 8 beginning at 4 p.m. at White County High School. This year’s theme is “A Storybook Christmas.” For more information, call Michael Hale at 931-836-3613.

Rising Above Ministries Christmas Parade Drop-In Party
Dec 8 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us at the Rising Above Office for a Christmas Parade Drop-In Party December 8 from 5 – 8 p.m. There will be snacks and hot chocolate before and during the Christmas parade.